good--do hobbits

letter to Salon today, upon learning that director Guillermo Del Toro's four year commitment to hobbit movies was keeping him away from a planned Lovecraft project:

no del toro lovecraft--thank the Old Ones

Here's hoping Guillermo Del Toro stays tied up with The Hobbit and away from "At the Mountains of Madness," a great unfilmable Lovecraft story--that's possibly four years' reprieve for our imaginations to savor this wonderful, scary, melancholic yarn without having it wrecked with CGI slime.